Tag Archives: Wheel Loader

Work Trucks Traveling to Help with Clean Up in the NorthEast

While traveling on I-81 in Virginia, Rock & Dirt's Sales Manager took this photo of Chippers and Chip Trucks. We can only assume that these trucks are traveling Northeast to help the affected parts of the country clean up after Hurricane Sandy. Some of the equipment needed for the clean up efforts may also include bucket […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Caterpillar reported their third-quarter earnings last week, with a rise in profits by 49 percent. Despite the positive […]

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Case 921F Wheel Loader

Case F Series wheel loaders continue to bring to the worksite a tradition of reliability, performance, and efficiency. New powertrain and Tier 4 SCR engine technology offer significant gains in performance with up to 16 percent reduced fuel consumption per hour and the Case exclusive POWERINCH, an intelligent declutching for tight operating environments such as […]

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Introducing the Kawasaki 92ZV-2 Wheel Loader

The 92ZV-2 is engineered and designed from the ground up. Kawasaki started with exacting standards to exceed the demand for your most challenging applications. With a new Kawasaki transmission, hydraulic system, chassis, cooling system, and cab — we've done just that. 284 HP 6.0 Cu. Yd. Bucket Power & Performance • Cummins QSM11 284HP Engine […]

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New Case 570N XT Loader/Tool Carrier Delivers Superior Fuel Economy, Productivity

Case Construction Equipment announced the launch of its model 570N XT loader/tool carrier, offering enhanced fuel economy and productivity, along with superior breakout force and reach. The Case 570N XT loader/tool carrier achieves Tier 4 Interim certification through the use of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) technology and a diesel particulate filter. The machine features […]

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Hyundai HL730-0 Wheel Loader Most Nimble in 9 Series

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. says its new HL730-9 wheel loader is the smallest, lightest, and most nimble of its new 9-series, boasting a 9.2-second cycle time. The machine is powered by a Cummins Tier-III QSB4.5 engine with three engine modes. The loader is equipped with long-life hydraulic filters with 1,000-hour service intervals and Hyundai […]

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Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine               Volvo says its L110G and L120G models offered significant improvements over previous models, including a 25 percent increase in lifting force. As you’ve waited for the economy to turn, your wheel loaders have aged, and now those […]

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Doosan DL550 Wheel Loader Improves Horsepower

The 380-horsepower DL550 wheel loader from Doosan has a Tier 4-Interim diesel using SCR and diesel exhaust fluid to comply to EPA standards and increase fuel economy. The 7.5-cubic-yard loader has an operating weight of 69,655 pounds, breakout force of 58,450 pounds, and a full-turn tipping capacity of 48,061 pounds. Operators can set upper and […]

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Caterpillar 994H Wheel Loader with Four Linkage Configurations

Cat 994H wheel loader has four loader linkage configurations that allow users to tailor the machine to various mining applications. It has a 1,463-horsepower Cat 3516B HD engine, operating weight of 431,000 pounds, and dump clearances from 19.2 feet to 23.3 feet. Bucket capacities range from 19.5 to 47 cubic yards. Lift configurations include standard, […]

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Doosan Upgrades the DL420 Wheel Loader

Doosan announced a number of enhancements to accompany interim Tier 4 (iT4) compliance on the Doosan DL420 wheel loader. This 5.5-cubic-yard wheel loader boasts a breakout force of 47,210 pounds, a full-turn tipping capacity of 35,310 pounds and a rugged design built for a variety of material handling applications — such as quarries, mines, road […]

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New Linkage, Overall Refinement Transform CAT 950K

Seldom do we see such fundamental differences in design between a new model and its predecessors as between the new Cat 950K wheel loader and the models it replaces. The jewel in the crown of the 950K’s design, so to speak, is its loader linkage, which allows the new model to competently replace not only […]

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Liebherr L580 Wheel Loader

Liebherr’s first Tier 4-Interim wheel loader is the L580, a 288-horsepower, 6.5-yard machine. Liebherr uses common rail fuel injection along with a DPF which will actively regenerate in most applications, the company says. The Liebherr Power Efficiency (LPE) system electronically ensures that the performance profile is adjusted to maximum performance efficiency by analyzing and adjusting […]

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